Around Town 

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Hotels in Juneau 

Juneau Attractions

Transportation

These are a few of the hotels in Juneau where we have stayed, others are available but I have no personal comments. If you are planning to stay after fishing make sure you choose a hotel with a freezer; per box nightly fees apply.  

 

*Please check with individual hotel for current amenities* 

*Website is linked in the title* 

Aspen Hotel and Suites - (907) 500 - 7700

New hotel, no shuttle, no freezer, no restaurant, near the airport but a bit of a walk. We have negotiated a "Waters Edge" room rate just mention you are with us.

Website: //www.aspenhotelsak.com/juneau/

 "We generally stay here, even though it may lack some of the amenities of other places it is a nice hotel." ~ Mama Mary 

Best Western Country Lane Inn - (907) 789 - 5005

Great shuttle service, freezer onsite, newly remodeled, restaurants within walking distance, near the airport. 

Website: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/juneau/hotel-rooms/best-western-country-lane-inn/propertyCode.02006.html 

"I am a fan of Best Western, but they are often booked. There is an additional Best Western located “Down Town” I have not stayed there but have heard good things." ~ Mama Mary 

Travel Lodge - (907) 789-9700

Older hotel but clean, freezer onsite, shuttle, restaurant, near the airport.

Website: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/travelodge/juneau-alaska/travelodge-hotel-juneau/overview

"The restaurant and Sunday brunch here is pretty tasty." ~ Mama Mary 

Frontier Suites - (907) 790-6600

Older hotel but clean, freezer onsite, shuttle, restaurant

Website: https://frontiersuites.com

"Great larger rooms for families and awesome customer service." ~ Mama Mary 

Super 8 - (907) 789-4858

Newly remodeled, shuttle service, freezer onsite, next door to McDonalds and other restaurants within walking distance.

Website: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/juneau-alaska/super-8-juneau/overview

"The hotel is comfortable and across the street from the best doughnuts in town...can't go wrong there." ~ Mama Mary 

Extended Stay –  (800) 804 - 3724

Limited shuttle, no freezer, nearest the airport. 

Website: https://www.extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ak/juneau/shell-simmons-drive 

"Safe to stay here, it is clean, but know the beds are hard and it smells a little funky... but all wet climates do." ~ Mama Mary

Car rentals - The Juneau airport has vehicles to rent; there are some local rental places (which may be an adventure).

Uber - Uber is available in Juneau. We have a "safe" Uber driver, we recommend, please contact Mary directly for Lori's contact information. watersedgealaska@gmail.com 

City Bus - For a true Juneau experience, keep your valuables hidden and plan for extra time for your trip, lots of extra time.

Adventure Bound, Tracy Arm Tours: https://www.adventureboundalaska.com 

 

"This is a day cruise that takes you right up to tidewater Glaciers. This is an amazing tour and everyone raves about it." ~ Mama Mary

Mount Roberts Tramway: http://mountrobertstramway.com 

 

"If the weather is good this is an amazing trip up the mountain looking over Juneau.  There are different hikes of varying difficulty on top of the mountain.  Last time we were up there they had some injured Eagles you could get close to and take pictures." ~ Mama Mary
 

Juneau DIPAC Hatchery

http://www.dipac.net/hours-and-tours 

 

"This is a hatchery located in Juneau that has a salt water aquarium and other sea-life displays.  Depending on the time of year there will be salmon in the fish ladder." ~ Mama Mary


Mendenhall Glacier

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tongass/about-forest/offices/?cid=stelprdb5400800

 

"Beautiful with a nice visitor center and easy hikes." ~ Mama Mary

Downtown Juneau

"It is fun to wander around downtown Juneau with its gold rush era feeling and souvenir shops. The cruise ship season is uncertain so be aware some shops may not be open." ~ Mama Mary 

Alaskan Fudge Company (Mary's Favorite -"get the chocolates!") 

www.alaskanfudge.com 

"This is a locally owned chocolate shop that is a must when I go to town... droolling as I think of their chocolates, yes, it is that good." ~ Mama Mary

Fish Box Storage

*Contact for current per box fees*

Alaska Seaplanes - (907) 789-3331

Located in the Juneau airport and has a freezer onsite.  Space for fish boxes is based on availability and needs to be arranged before your departure from the lodge.  They open at 4:30am during the summer.

Website: https://www.flyalaskaseaplanes.com

Where to Eat

The Hanger on the Wharf Restaurant 
www.hangaronthewharf.com

Kelly's pick - Halibut Tacos -
 

El Sombrero 
www.facebook.com/ElSombreroAK/ 

Kelly's pick - Halibut Fajitas -

Canton House
www.cantonasianbistrojuneau.com

Kelly's pick - Kung Pao Shrimp with Ham Fried Rice but they have great sushi & Chinese food - 

Bullwinkle's Pizza 
www.bullwinklespizza.com 

A uniquely Juneau experience 

The Valley Restaurant 
This is where the locals go. 

"All of their food is good but my dad likes their almond chicken the best." ~ Dock-staff Justen H.


Donna's 
https://donnasrestaurant.com

"I’m a breakfast man. Ham two eggs over medium hash browns and sour dough toast." ~ Grandpa Kern 

Other Options - Subway - McDonalds - Domino's Pizza 
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